Francophone Affairs Secretariat

News and Key Initiatives

These resources share news and information about what the GNWT is doing to improve access to information and services in French for the French-speaking public.

  • Active Offer Toolkit
  • Franchophone Newsroom
  • By the numbers – extract from 2019-2020 Annual Report on Official Languages
    • 98,206 words translated for social media (a 149% increase from 2018-19)
    • 6,895 translation requests (a 32% increase from 2018-19)
    • 2,299 social media posts translated by GNWT French Translations Services. 
    • 162 employees received a bilingual bonus for French (a 9.5% increase from 2018-19834 translation requests of job posters (a 4% increase from 2018-19)
    • 3 applications in French received under the NWT Nominee Program
    • 155 news release translation requests (a 53% increase from 2018-19)